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  1. Methylergonovine maleateMethylergonovine maleate
    Methylergonovine maleateBrand names: MethergineWhy is Methylergonovine maleate prescribed?Methergine, a blood-vessel constrictor, is given to prevent or control excessive bleeding following childbirth. It works by causing the uterine muscles to contract, thereby reducing the mother's blood loss.Methergine comes in tablet and injectable forms.Most important fact about Me...
  2. Methylergonovine MaleateMethylergonovine Maleate
    Methylergonovine MaleatePronunciation: (METH-ill-err-go-NO-veen MAL-ee-ate)Class: Uterine stimulantsTrade Names:Methergine- Tablets 0.2 mg- Injection 0.2 mg/mLPharmacologyActs directly on smooth muscle of the uterus and increases tone, rate, and amplitude of rhythmic contractions, thereby inducing a rapid and sustained tetanic uterotonic effect that shortens the third stage of ...
  3. MethylinMethylin
    MethylinGeneric name: Methylphenidate hydrochlorideBrand names: Metadate, Methylin, Concerta, RitalinWhy is Methylin prescribed?Ritalin and other brands of methylphenidate are mild central nervous system stimulants used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children. With the exception of Ritalin LA, methylphenidate products are also used in adults t...
  4. MethylinMethylin
    MethylinGeneric Name: methylphenidate (Oral route)meth-il-FEN-i-dateTransdermal routePatch, Extended ReleaseMethylphenidate patch should be given cautiously to patients with a history of drug dependence or alcoholism. Chronic abusive use can lead to marked tolerance and psychological dependence with varying degrees of abnormal behavior. Frank psychotic episodes can occur, especially with...
  5. Methylin Chewable TabletsMethylin Chewable Tablets
    Methylin Chewable TabletsGeneric Name: Methylphenidate (meth-il-FEN-i-date)Brand Name: MethylinUse Methylin Chewable Tablets with caution if you have a history of emotional problems, or alcohol or substance abuse. Abuse of Methylin Chewable Tablets may cause it to not work as well. Abuse may also lead to addiction and severe mental changes. Do not suddenly stop using Methylin Chewable Tabl...
  6. MethylinMethylin
    Methylin Generic Name: Methylphenidate (METH-il-FEN-i-date)Brand Name: Examples include Methylin and RitalinUse Methylin with caution if you have a history of emotional problems, or alcohol or substance abuse. Abuse of Methylin may cause it to not work as well. Abuse may also lead to addiction and severe mental changes. Do not suddenly stop using Methylin . Depression and other mental pr...
  7. Methylin SolutionMethylin Solution
    Methylin SolutionGeneric Name: Methylphenidate (meth-il-FEN-i-date)Brand Name: MethylinUse Methylin Solution with caution if you have a history of emotional problems, or alcohol or substance abuse. Abuse of Methylin Solution may cause it to not work as well. Abuse may also lead to addiction and severe mental changes. Do not suddenly stop using Methylin Solution. Depression and other mental...
  8. Methylin ERMethylin ER
    Methylin ERGeneric Name: methylphenidate (Oral route)meth-il-FEN-i-dateTransdermal routePatch, Extended ReleaseMethylphenidate patch should be given cautiously to patients with a history of drug dependence or alcoholism. Chronic abusive use can lead to marked tolerance and psychological dependence with varying degrees of abnormal behavior. Frank psychotic episodes can occur, especially w...
  9. Methylin ER Controlled-Release TabletsMethylin ER Controlled-Release Tablets
    Methylin ER Controlled-Release TabletsGeneric Name: Methylphenidate (METH-il-FEN-i-date)Brand Name: Examples include Methylin ER and Ritalin SRUse Methylin ER Controlled-Release Tablets with caution if you have a history of emotional problems, or alcohol or substance abuse. Abuse of Methylin ER Controlled-Release Tablets may cause it to not work as well. Abuse may also lead to addiction an...
  10. methylnaltrexonemethylnaltrexone
    methylnaltrexoneGeneric Name: methylnaltrexone (METh IL nal TREX own)Brand Names: RelistorWhat is methylnaltrexone?Methylnaltrexone is a special narcotic drug that blocks certain effects of other narcotic medicines.Methylnaltrexone reduces constipation caused by narcotic medications that are often used to treat pain in people with terminal illness.Methylnaltrexone works by preventi...
  11. methylnaltrexone Subcutaneousmethylnaltrexone Subcutaneous
    methylnaltrexone (Subcutaneous route)meth-il-nal-TREX-oneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.RelistorAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Gastrointestinal AgentPharmacologic Class: Opioid AntagonistUses For methylnaltrexoneMethylnaltrexone is used to treat constipation caused by pain medicines called opioids (narcotics) in patients with severe illness. m...
  12. MethylnaltrexoneMethylnaltrexone
    Methylnaltrexone Generic Name: Methylnaltrexone (METH-il-nal-TREX-one)Brand Name: RelistorMethylnaltrexone is used for:Treating constipation caused by opioid medicines in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Methylnaltrexone is a mu-opioid receptor antagonist. It works by decreasing the effect of opioid medicines in the stomach...
  13. Methylnaltrexone BromideMethylnaltrexone Bromide
    Methylnaltrexone BromidePronunciation: (METH-il-nal-TREX-one BROE-mide)Class: AntidoteTrade Names:Relistor- Injection, solution 12 mg per 0.6 mLPharmacologyMethylnaltrexone is a selective antagonist of opioid binding at the mu-opioid receptor. It functions as a peripherally acting receptor antagonist in tissues such as the GI tract, decreasing the constipating effects of opioids....
  14. MethylphenidateMethylphenidate
    MethylphenidateBrand names: DaytranaWhy is Methylphenidate prescribed?Daytrana is a skin patch that contains the stimulant methylphenidate. It is prescribed for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children 6 years and older. It should be used as part of a comprehensive treatment plan that includes other measures such as counseling and educational support.The Da...
  15. methylphenidate Oral, Transdermalmethylphenidate Oral, Transdermal
    methylphenidate (Oral route)meth-il-FEN-i-dateTransdermal routePatch, Extended ReleaseMethylphenidate patch should be given cautiously to patients with a history of drug dependence or alcoholism. Chronic abusive use can lead to marked tolerance and psychological dependence with varying degrees of abnormal behavior. Frank psychotic episodes can occur, especially with parenteral abuse. Careful...